The DRC presidency says this is a historic first for the country, which is now reclaiming assets whose sale had been questioned.
“This is a great event for the DRC because we have just signed a contract that puts an end to the disputes between the DRC and the Ventura group [one of the many companies owned by Israeli businessman Dan Gertler]. The President of the Republic had opted for an amicable settlement to this long-running dispute,” says a delighted Rose Mutombo, minister of justice.
This is also good news for Gertler, who traveled to Kinshasa on 25 February to sign the agreement.
“It is thanks to the President of the Republic that this protocol has been signed. It is a great relief […] for the group, for the Republic and for the people,” says the Israeli businessman’s entourage.
The discussions lasted 20 days before an agreement was reached, as requested by the President of the
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